Today's episode features The Belief Cycle! The group is comprised of Drew Mantia (Vocals/Guitar/Drums) & Ryan Marquez (Vocals/Keys/Bass). We get to talking about how these came to be working together, their new album CELEBRATE, share some stories behind a few of these songs & much more. 

Visit TheBeliefCycle.com today and pick up a copy of CELEBRATE

Follow along on Facebook & Instagram

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Celebrate ft Probcause
  • Boogie Tonight
  • Toothbrush
  • Same Key

Also available wherever you get your digital music!

 

Direct download: TheBeliefCycleRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:27pm CDT

EPISODE 800! First off, wow! 800 of these.

Today's episode is with a man I've known 32 years now, my Uncle Dennis O'Loughlin. Dennis isn't a musician or comedian but I really wanted to have him a part of this show. Dennis has a heart of gold and has always been there for me. We caught up at home while maintaining our social distancing. We had a fun conversation including some talk of his early days in radio, Head East, Chuck Berry & much more. 

Hope you enjoy the show, here's to at least 800 more!

Direct download: DennisOLoughlinRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm CDT

Back in December, I invited my talented friends Alexander Ruwe, Caroline Steinkamp & Jackson Stokes to join me at Naked Vine for my Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase. Listen in as these three take the stage to share their songs acoustically & the stories behind them. 

Please support these wonderful people by downloading some music and follow along on Facebook & Instagram!

 

Direct download: AlexanderRuweCarolineSteinkampJacksonStokesRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:28pm CDT

Back in November, I invited a few of my buddies to join me at Naked Vine for my Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase. This show features Josh Whitt of Spillie Nelson along with Brad Millaway & Joe Foerster of Tree One Four. Recorded Live on 11.12.19

Be sure to check out Spillie Nelson & Tree One Four on Facebook & Instagram!

 

Direct download: BradMillawayJoeFoersterJoshWhittRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:20am CDT

St.Louis rapper Retro Champ returns to the show to talk about his upcoming EP, his new single "Lawd Have Mercy", gaming, wrestling and everything else he's been up to during quarantine!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • "Level Up"
  • "Lawd Have Mercy" (Live)
  • NandoSTL "Outside"

Follow Retro Champ on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!

 

Direct download: RetroChamp2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am CDT

Rick Wagner joins me to talk about his work as an audio engineer at Gaslight & being a musician. We talk about his work with Jordan Suter & his new band The Screechin' Halts.

Follow along with The Screechin' Halts on Facebook & Instagram!

Special guest Matt Maher stops by to do some live pickin with Rick on the show. You'll hear:

  • Beaumont Rag
  • Salt Creek

 

Direct download: RickWagnerRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:27am CDT

Singer songwriter Joseph Belsher stops by to talk about his band Stoker, their new EP, upcoming vinyl release, stories behind some of the songs and play a few live acoustic!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • How It Is (Live Acoustic)
  • All Along
  • Birdcage (Live Acoustic)
  • Tell Me Why (Live Acoustic)

Find the Stoker HOW IT IS EP on StokerSTL.bandcamp.com

Follow along on Facebook for upcoming dates & more info.

 

Direct download: JosephBelsherRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:39pm CDT

St.Louis Comedians Jimmy Day & Jack Schurk stop by the show to talk about their new podcast The Day at Night. It's a fun late night talk show formatted podcast so we discuss some of our favorite podcasts, late night talk shows, comedy and everything else in between.

Subscribe to their podcast wherever you are listening to Podcasts! Follow along with the show on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

 

 

Direct download: TheDayatNightPodcastRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:31am CDT

 A while back, I invited my talented friends Erin Jo Paddlefoot (of The Dead Roses), Jeff Nations (of JB Crockett, Various Hands) and Doug Byrkit (of Odds Lane) to join me at Naked Vine for my monthly Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase. This is the live audio recorded that evening! Recorded 10.8.19 at Naked Vine.

Get out and support their original music. Pick up an album. Follow them on Facebook & Instagram! 

Direct download: SingerSongwriter10.8.19.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:32am CDT

Jordan Phoenix, host of the Jordan Phoenix show, stops by to talk about some of his work creating music videos, his podcast, playing in bands, comedians & much more.

Find the Jordan Phoenix show wherever you are listening to podcasts! Follow along on Facebook & Instagram!

 

Direct download: JordanPhoenixRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:33am CDT

Tyler Dale returns to the show to discuss his brand new solo tunes and catch up! We talk about his latest single "Another Taste" that came out in February, more new music, some of the people he's recording with & play a live acoustic version of "Colorado Kiss" in the living room.

You'll hear:

  • Colorado Kiss
  • Another Taste

Find more Tyler Dale wherever you get your digital music! Follow along on Instagram!

Direct download: TylerDaleRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:42am CDT

Singer songwriter Hunter Peebles returns to the show!! I caught up with him at his home. We spent the afternoon watching Rick & Morty, eating jambalaya and talking music. We talk about the big party his a part of this weekend with Andrew & The Dolls album release party! We also talk about him working on his debut EP and give you a preview of what some of those songs might be with some live acoustic living room jams. 

You'll hear:

  • Southern Illinois 
  • Songwriting Man
  • Until I Find My Home
  • Tribulation

Follow along with Hunter Peebles on Facebook & Instagram!

See him live!

March 7th at The Ready Room with Andrew & The Dolls and Boxcar

May 12th at Naked Vine for Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase

 

Direct download: HunterPeebles2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:48am CDT

Singer songwriter Colleen Duhart joins me today on the show! She brought along special guest, her father & musical sidekick Dean Duhart. They can be seen around town performing under Duhart. We deep dive into a some of Colleen's early days of discovering she could sing, her songwriting, stories behind these songs, new music on the way, recording her debut, and perform some live acoustic tunes. 

Thanks to Lotown Studios for letting us hang out and record this episode. Visit LotownStudios.com

Colleen is a part of a special show coming up called This Is My Brave happening on April 16th at Kirkwood Community Center. We discuss that in more detail during the show. 

Find all dates at DuhartMusic.com 

Follow along on Facebook & Instagram

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Porchlight (Live acoustic)
  • Cold Feet (Live acoustic)

 

Direct download: ColleenDuhartRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:57am CDT

I caught up with rockers Crystal Lady at band practice the other night to discuss some of their history as a group, new music, upcoming shows, their podcast & everything in between!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Whiskey & Cigarettes 
  • Hurricane (Exclusive Sneak Peek)

See them LIVE

Feb 29 at Blueberry Hill Duck Room with Q Street & Ground Control

March 28 at Bottle and Barrel with Steve Ewing & The Dead Roses

1st & 3rd Wednesday at Scarlett's Wine Bar

Follow them on YouTube for the Crystal Lady Podcast

Find their first album wherever you get digital music! Follow along on Facebook & Instagram!

Direct download: CrystalLadyRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:18pm CDT

I had a great time hanging out with Jesus Christ Supercar the other day. We discussed the brand new EP coming soon, release party, upcoming shows, some history of the band & much more. 

See them LIVE: 

2/27 Schlafly Tap Room with O'Ivy & North By North

3/27 The Ready Room with Of Montreal & Locate S,1

5/16 Alpha Brewing Company EP Release Party with Sister Wizzard, The Free Years & DJ Donnie Fandago

On this episode you'll hear:

  • I4NI
  • Self Destruct

Available on Spotify or JesusChristSupercar.bandcamp.com

Follow along with them on Facebook & Instagram!

 

 

Direct download: JesusChristSupercarRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:01am CDT

Country singer songwriter Tim Allen joins me today! We caught up a bit ago to talk about some of his start in music, stories behind his songs, recording with some legends & played a live acoustic tune.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Who Am I To Say (Live Acoustic)
  • Lifetime On The Road
  • Two Silver Stars

See him LIVE

Feb 20 Southbound Bar & Grill Springfield, MO

Feb 21 Main Street Bar & Grill Old Monroe, MO

Feb 22 Goodfellas Vandalia, MO

Feb 28 Double TT's Steakhouse Drexel, MO

Feb 29 Loose Brick Bar & Grill Shelbina, MO

Everything including shirts, hats, CDs & tour dates at TImAllenMusic.net

 

Direct download: TimAllenRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:27pm CDT

Last night I caught up with friend of the show Justin Brown (Dock Ellis Band) and his lovely wife Deanna Brown at their home to discuss Band Scramble 2020. We go over some of the details of this event, some prizes and even play a live acoustic tune for you!

Band Scramble is a benefit for Renee Irby who was diagnosed with brain cancer. She's a mother of 5. We're trying to throw this party and raise some funds to help them out. 

So if you Sing or play and want to have some fun for a good cause, sign up today! 

Open signs up going on Jan 30 - Feb 5, email BandScrambeSTL@gmail.com 

Feb 6 Band Drawing at Livery Company

Feb 29th Band Scramble 2020 at South Broadway Athletic Club

Follow Band Scramble on Facebook for more info!

 

Direct download: JustinDeannaBrownRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:44am CDT

Singer Songwriter Jordan Suter & Kyle Ray join me to discuss his brand new debut TUMBLEWEED EP. We share some of the stories behind these songs, recording at Gaslight & much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Tumbleweed
  • Against the Glass
  • Long Black Veil
  • Jefferson County

See Jordan LIVE

Jan 28 at Gaslight

Feb 1 at Game 6 Honky Tonk Joint

March 25 at Songbird Cafe with Cara Louise, Lacie Williams & Matt O'Toole

Find everything at JordanSuter.com 

Follow along with him on Facebook & Instagram

Direct download: JordanSuterRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:28am CDT

The other night I stopped in at Blue Lotus studio in St.Louis, MO to visit with my buddy Paul Niehaus & Jeff Chapman aka Brother Jefferson. We dive into some of Jeff's background, early days, working with Paul, his album REFLECTIONS, International Blues Challenge, Brother Jeff & Big Rich Duo & even play a live acoustic tune for us!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Hey Hey Pretty Mama from REFLECTIONS
  • The Mirror from Brother Jeff & Big Rich Duo
  • Watchin' The World Go By (Live Acoustic)

Find more Brother Jefferson at JeffChapmanMusic.com or wherever you get digital music!

See Him LIVE

1/24 at Off Broadway with Bob Kamoske & Jake Curtis Blues Band 

3/27 at Wildey Theater with Jeremiah Johnson Band

Follow along with Brother Jefferson & Brother Jeff & Big Rich Duo on Facebook for more info. 

Visit BlueLotusRecordings.com for all your recording needs!

 

Direct download: BrotherJeffersonRPP1.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:53am CDT

Singer songwriter Haley Woolbright joins me to discuss her debut album HINDSIGHT, recording with Chris Turnbaugh at Sawhorse Studios, stories behind some of her songs & plays one live acoustic!

See her LIVE

1/31 at Rendezvous Cafe in O'Fallon, MO

Follow her on Facebook & Instagram. HaleyWoolbrightMusic.com

Find her album wherever you get digital music or HaleyWoolbright.Bandcamp.com

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Boxcar
  • Blue Eyes
  • Found A Home In You

 

Direct download: HaleyWoolbrightRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:05am CDT

The other night I took a trip to Belleville, IL to Empire Barbershop to meet up with the guys of The Fade Podcast. We had a great chat discussing how they came to meet, how the podcast idea started, the barbershop, new live shows & much more!

Click subscribe to their YouTube channel for more updates! Follow along with them on Facebook!

 

Direct download: TheFadePodcastRPP1.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:31pm CDT

Comedian Sam Lyons stops by to talk about growing up, some of his travels, finding comedy, podcasting, country music, he teaches me how to dance & so much more.

See Sam LIVE

1/10-1/12 at Funny Bone St.Louis with JR Brow

1/31 at Coffee Break with Yale Hollander at Gaslight Theater

Follow him on Instagram!

 

Direct download: SamLyonsRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:47am CDT

Back in August 2019, I invited my friends The Brothers Reed & Tim Lloyd of The Western States to join me at Naked Vine for my monthly Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase. This is the audio recorded that evening. Be sure to support these wonderful people! Buy an album, go see them live, follow them on Facebook & Instagram, it all helps.

Thanks again to Naked Vine for giving this showcase a home. We'll be back out there January 14th, 2020 with Ethan Jones, Lisa Houdei & Chris Curd. 7pm.

 

Direct download: TheBrothersReedTimLloydRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:33pm CDT

The other day I took drive out to Benton, IL to meet with Jonathon Walters. Jonathon is a professional photographer, podcast host, motivational speaker, teacher & more! He has some amazing stories of his journey to share. 

Please click Subscribe to his podcast The Mindset Matrix wherever you are listening to this show.

Follow JWalt Photography on Facebook & Instagram

 

Direct download: JonathonWaltersRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:39pm CDT

The other night I took a drive to Washington, MO to meet up with my friend and returning guest Gabe Stroup. Gabe has a new project called 3.3.3 and a new EP he's been working on. On today's show you'll get an advanced sneak peek at the EP, we talk stories behind some of these songs, upcoming show & everything in between.

You'll hear:

  • Miracle
  • Digital Sunset ft ATG
  • Magic ft Dub Flow
  • The Good Fight

Pre-order the album TODAY at 333stl.bandcamp.com

Follow along on Facebook

See 3.3.3 LIVE

1/17 at Blueberry Hill Duck Room with ATG, Die Criminal & Ryan Cheney

 

Direct download: 3.3.3RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:05pm CDT

Ian & Collin of Little Cowboy stop by the show to talk about their debut EP, Matt F Basler, working with Jon Heisserer of Asthmatic Productions, their go to karaoke songs & much more.

You'll hear:

  • Indifference 
  • Something New

Find more on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram! LittleCowboyBand.com

See them LIVE

1/3 at Off Broadway for EP Release Party with Choir Vandals & Starwolf 

tickets at OffBroadwaySTL.com

Direct download: LittleCowboyRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:59pm CDT

Brother Francis & Jacob of Brother Francis and The Soultones return to the show!! We get into talking about their latest album WHAT IS ROMANCE?, their new music video, upcoming shows, new projects they are working on & even play a live acoustic tune.

See them LIVE

12/27 Phillip-A-Looza at Old Rock House with The Scandaleros, Sean Canan's Voodoo Players, Clusterpluck & The Service

1/3 at The Heavy Anchor with Dr. Slappenstein

Every 1st Saturday & 3rd Thursdays at Venice Cafe

Find more shows on their Facebook & Instagram pages!

You'll hear:

  • On The Table
  • Sad Eyes
  • Stars (Live Acoustic)

 

Direct download: BrotherFrancis2.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:32pm CDT

The other day I stopped in to meet up with Daemon & Zech Biship to discuss some of their journey in music, working together, Daemon perfomring DJ Shadow, Netflix deal & tons more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • DJ Shadow "Urgent Important Please Read ft Rockwell Knuckles, Daemon & Tef Poe
  • Kill Em All "Banksy" ft Daemon
  • Daemon "The Night Is Young" ft Zech Biship
  • Daemon "Hard To Say" 

Find more Daemon music on Spotify or wherever you get digital music! Follow along on Facebook & Instagram.

See Daemon LIVE

Dec 28 at The Monocle with Kill Em All, Tigre Nolo, Capo, Rec Riddles & DJ Who.

 

Direct download: DaemonRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:17pm CDT

Tom Slick of of Dr.Slappinstein stops by the show to talk about their new album MALPRACTICE & give us a sneak peek at some songs and share some stories behind them. 

You'll hear:

  • Afraid To Fall In Love
  • Whatchu Got
  • Barfight Blues

Find MALPRACTICE wherever you get digital music! Follow online on Facebook & Instagram.

See them LIVE

1/3 at The Heavy Anchor with Brother Francis & The Soultones

Direct download: Dr.SlappinsteinRPP1.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:52pm CDT

I stopped by Brad Millabeat's house the other day to talk shop with the boys of Tree One Four, Common Jones & Guerrilla Theory about their upcoming show. Turns out only 5 of the guys showed up! We had a ton of fun recording this one. A bunch of laughs! Hope you enjoy it. 

See them LIVE 

Dec 20 at Blueberry Hill Duck Room Common Jones, Tree One Four & Guerrilla Theory. 21+

Tickets at Ticketmaster or Blueberry Hill Box Office

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Common Jones "Jones Dub"
  • Tree One Four "Space Racing Bandit"
  • Guerrilla Theory "Mouf Out"

Find more of their music wherever you get digital music! 

 

Direct download: TreeRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:56pm CDT

The other day I stopped in at Rock & Brews in Chesterfield, MO to have lunch with my buddy Tony Willingham aka T-Bone of Beyond FM. We had a nice time talking about some of his start in radio, playing in bands to starting Beyond FM. 

Be sure to visit BeyondFM.net

Follow them on Facebook for more info!

Listen live on Monday 12/9 as I, Shane Presley, will be a guest. All past episodes are available for streaming. Find Beyond FM on your podcast app. Listen to the 24/7 Livestream on Live365.com for all sorts of great STL Music.

 

Direct download: TonyWillinghamRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:47am CDT

Steven Woolley returns! It was a lot of fun catching up with my buddy Steven Woolley discussing he's recent changes in life, his weigh loss, upcoming shows, new album, tour & everything else!

See Steven LIVE:

Dec 10 at Broadway Oyster Bar 

Dec 13 at American Legion Hall in Festus, MO

Dec 20 at Taytro's Festus, MO

Dec 27 at NashVegas Columbia, MO

Dec 31 NYE at Boomers in Sullivan

Feb 11 at Naked Vine Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase

 

On this episode you'll hear:

-Outside Of My Head 

Find more music StevenWoolleyMusic.com or wherever you get digital music! Follow him on Facebook & Instagram!

 

Direct download: StevenWoolley4RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:26pm CDT

A little while back singer songwriter Andrew Dahle stopped by to introduce some of his songs and what he's been working on. Today he returns with some of his band mates, Ashley & Josh, in Andrew & The Dolls. They have an EXCLUSIVE ANNOUNCEMENT to make, debut a new song, play some live acoustic, talk about Sauce On The Side & much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Well I Know (Live acoustic)
  • Big Muddy Blues 
  • Feel Good Song (Live acoustic)

See them LIVE

12/6 at Vintage Wine Bar

12/20 at Seven Belleville

3/7 at The Ready Room ALBUM RELEASE PARTY with Boxcar & Hunter Peebles

TICKETS HERE! ON SALE NOW!

Find more info on Facebook & Instagram.

 

Direct download: AndrewTheDolls.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:53pm CDT

Zack of The Hollow Ends returns to the show to talk about his brand new EP, Dual EP Release Party with SGL, Co-Producing SGL's EP & much more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • The Hollow Ends "What"
  • SGL "Mountains Small"
  • The Hollow Ends "Little Devil"

See The Hollow Ends LIVE

12/7 at Foam DUAL EP RELEASE PARTY with SGL & special guests The Bronx Cheers. 

Find more info on Facebook & Instagram. TheHollowEnds.com

 

Direct download: TheHollowEnds3RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:18pm CDT

The other night I stopped in at The Pocket in St.Louis, MO to meet Soul/R&B singer,producer & pianist Katarra! We had a lot of fun talking about her upcoming debut album COCOA VOYAGE and her release party. We also talk about her some of her battles that kept her from the stage, her work with FarFetch collective as well as the Kranzberg Arts Foundation. 

See her LIVE 

NOV 29 at The Dark Room for COCOA VOYAGE Album Release Party. FREE!

Every 2nd Friday 10pm at The Dark Room 

Find more dates by following on Facebook & Instagram. KatarraMusic.com

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Phoenix Rising
  • Chill, Reprise

Pick up a copy of COCOA VOYAGE on CD or wherever you get digital music!

Thanks again to The Pocket for letting us hang out! ThePocketSTL.com

Direct download: KatarraRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:31am CDT

The Grooveliner returns! We dive into talking about their brand new album JOIN ME AT THE BAR , album release party, special guests, recording, New Orleans, vinyl & much more.

See them LIVE

11/23 at Old Rock House. Album Release Party with The Provels. Tickets at OldRockHouse.com

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Baby Goodbye ft Ryan Stewart
  • Neither Here Nor There

Pick up your copy of JOIN ME AT THE BAR on Vinyl, CD or digital! Follow The Grooveliner on Facebook & Instagram for more info.

 

Direct download: TheGrooveliner3RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:19pm CDT

Monday I was supposed to meet some friends to record a show. The weather didn't exactly allow for that. The highways were all ice. The show must go on! My guests Brad, Tony, Zagk & Isaac were able to set up some equipment and press record. They called me and I was able to be a part of the show over the phone. After 5.5 years of doing this show, this was the first time I have ever called into my own show!

The guys stop by to talk about their big show coming up at Old Rock House on November 30th with Old Capital Square Dance Club, The Fighting Side, Isaac Chosich Smoke Association, Craig Gerdes, Chris Black & The Eagles of Unemployment. Tickets on sale at OldRockHousestl.com

While plugging the show, the guys managed to get the show a few new sponsors, interview me with some rapid fire questions, and talk about cowboy ghosts.

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: 761.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:50am CDT

The other night I caught up with singer songwriter & looper Sean Conway to talk about growing up, his first guitar, conspiracy theories, how South Park influenced his songwriting & more. We play 3 songs live acoustic and share stories behind them.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Can't Tell
  • Live Forever
  • No Vest

Find more by following Sean Conway on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

See him LIVE

11/15 at The Heavy Anchor with Bobby Stevens & Kelly Hoppenjans

11/17 at Off Broadway for River City Opry with Caroline Steinkamp, Tony Compton, Hunter Hamilton, Daniel C Roth, South City Cowlicks, Jake Austin & School of Rock.

 

 

Direct download: SeanConwayRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:40am CDT

Create Records recording artist Jackson Stokes returns to the show to discuss his debut album! We talk about some of the incredible cast of players on the album, working with producer Devon Allman, stories behind these songs and give you a preview of the album. We also talk about some of his work with Tonina, his amazing band, Debbstock & much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Can't Get You Out
  • Time Is Now
  • Life During Wartime (Talking Heads cover)
  • You and Your Partner

Find Jackson Stokes wherever you get your digital music. Physical copies at any of the upcoming shows. See him on tour with Allman Betts Band this fall!

JacksonStokes.com Facebook & Instagram

 

 

Direct download: JacksonStokes2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:55pm CDT

Thames returns! I had a lot of fun hanging with these guys talking about their new album, life on tour, Release Party and much more.

On this episode we preview their new album SPOTLIGHT:

  • Spotlight
  • Eye Contact
  • You Do It To Yourself

Find Thames music wherever you get digital music!

See Thames LIVE

Nov 10 at Rose Music Hall with No Coast

Nov 23 at The Ready Room Album Release Party with Le'Ponds, Little Cowboy & Drangus

Tickets here!

Follow Thames on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!

 

Direct download: Thames2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:09pm CDT

Garrett & ATG of Discrepancies return to discuss their big headliner show at Pop's and we catch up on what a crazy year 2019 has been for them. We also talk about new music!

See them LIVE

November 9 at Pop's Sauget, IL with Man The Helm, Retro Champ, The Skagbyrds, Taylor James & Bleach. Hosted by Egan's Rats

Tickets at DiscrepanciesMusic.com

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Discrepancies "Rock The Show"
  • Retro Champ "Roller Coaster"
  • The Skagbyrds "Mutual Weirdness"
  • Bleach "Spit"
  • Man The Helm "Six Feet Under"
  • Taylor James "Feeling"

Find more music from all of these fantastic bands wherever you get digital music!

Follow Discrepancies on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!

 

Direct download: Discrepancies5RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:00pm CDT

Singer Songwriter Kristen Goodman joins me on today's show! We get into her start in music & influences, her originals, her work in cover bands like KG Lang, Ghost Light & Groove Ship. We discuss past Halloween costumes. We talk about recording her live album December 1st & much more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • What's Going On (Marvin Gaye cover)
  • Just Past Caledonia (Live Acoustic)
  • Let It Enter In (Live Acoustic)

See her LIVE:

Oct 31 KG Lang A Tribute to womxn in Folk Rock at Joe's Cafe

Nov 17 KG Lang at Halo Bar after Indigo Girls

Dec 1 Live Album Recording at Sk8 Liborius

Find everything at KristenGoodman.com

Follow her on Facebook & Instagram!

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

 

Direct download: KristenGoodmanRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:00pm CDT

The Cult Sounds make their debut on today's episode! I caught up with the group the other night to discuss their sound, their first show, share some stories and songs. We even drop in a brand new unreleased song, a Rock Paper Podcast EXCLUSIVE, titled "Sixth Day Hallelujah."

See them LIVE:

Oct 20th at Foam with Gary Robert & The Community and Bellhead

Find more The Cult Sounds on Facebook & Instagram. Buy some of their music wherever you get digital music or TheCultSounds.bandcamp.com

 

Direct download: cultsoundsRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:28am CDT

Singer songwriter Gerald Dusek stops by to talk about his new Solo EP RIVERS and working with guitarist Justin Carretta. We had a lot of fun recording this episode over some Lion's Choice roast beef sandwiches. 

We dive into the new EP sharing some stories and songs, some their history of playing together, their cover band The Shirts, the 80's, the true meaning of "Tribute" from Tenacious D & much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Breakdown
  • Life to Live
  • Everybody Wants To Rule The World (Live Cover)
  • The Only Way (Live)

Find RIVERS EP wherever you get digital music! Find more The Shirts on Facebook.

 

Direct download: GeraldDusekJustinCarrettaRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:33am CDT

Brandon Karras returns to the show to talk about about his upcoming birthday show where he'll be performing as Father Bran Misty, an evening of Father John Misty songs. We talk about his connection with Father John Misty, some of the special guests joining him & much more.

See Father Bran Misty LIVE

Oct 10th at Off Broadway

Be sure to check out his original music as his group Backwash just released a new album Sonic Chronic 2

Thanks to Off Broadway for letting us hang out and record this episode!

Direct download: BrandonKarrasRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:20am CDT

Justin & Jesse of The Dock Ellis Band stop by to talk about how the band formed, their upcoming show, stories from the road, truck driving song, truck stops, biscuits & gravy, and they play 2 songs live acoustic!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Truck Drivin (Live acoustic)
  • 5 O'Clock in My Truck (Live acoustic)

See them LIVE

10/4 at South Broadway Athletic Club with Ryan Koenig, Jimbo Darville & The Truckadours, Sons of Ill Repute, Circle The Wagons, Deanna Lee Brown, Sarah Jones, Ryne Watts & hosted by Heather Lindsy. FREE ADMISSION for Truckers! 

Follow The Dock Ellis Band on Facebook. DockEllisBand.com

 

Direct download: TheDockEllisBandRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:54pm CDT

Meet Gutter Merch! Denny Blackwell & Joe Baalmann stop by to talk about their new business Gutter Merch, some of their history together, what all they do at Gutter Merch, bands they are currently working with and also talk about their new side project King Skulls!

Find all things Gutter Merch on Facebook & Instagram.

Opening this show you'll hear a BRAND NEW song! An EXCLUSIVE first listen to a Gutter Merch artist OUTRUN THE FALL's new single "False Awakening." Head over to CD Baby now and download it! See OUTRUN THE FALL at 10th Annual Ink Spot Block Party on Oct 5th. Visit OutrunTheFall.com today and check out some of their new Gutter Merch designs!

 

Direct download: GutterMerchRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:23pm CDT

Singer Songwriter Justin Johnson makes his debut on the show! We talk about some of his early days in music, some of his past projects, his brand new solo album, release party, his podcast and more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Good Morning Early Riser (Live Acoustic)

  • How The Story Goes

  • Never Coming Home

Pick up a copy of NEVER COMING HOME at the Release Party! September 28th at Off Broadway with special guests Jenny Roques, Town Cars & O'Ivy.

Listen to Justin on Don't Push Podcast wherever you get podcasts!

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

Direct download: JustinJohnsonRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:21am CDT

Singer songwriter Cassandra Llea stops by to talk about her start in music, writing, her upcoming album & her new single & video for "Jaded Love"

Find "Jaded Love" and other Cassandra Llea music wherever you get your digital music.

Follow her on Facebook & Instagram. CassandraLlea.com

Catch her performing around town with her group Dirty Muggs too!

This episode was recorded at Lotown Studios in St.Louis, MO. Big thanks to them for letting us use the space again! check out them out at LotownMedia.com

 

 

Direct download: CassandraLleaRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:08am CDT

Hugh Vincent stops by to talk about his first guitar, naming it, his new single "Frontier Pioneer", upcoming shows & more.

Grab a copy of "Frontier Pioneer" wherever you get your digital music.

See Hugh LIVE

9/12 Heavy Anchor with Little Lizard & Sister Wizzard

9/28 Schlafly Tap Room with Rocio B, Eldraco Price & Free Nation

Follow Hugh on Facebook & Instagram.

Direct download: HughVincentRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:16am CDT

Garrett Burris & Taylor Steele stop by the show to talk about Summer Sundown music festival happening this weekend, their band Taylor Steele & The Love Preachers, Toy Story & play some live acoustic!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Flip The Record
  • Birch

Check out their album SEARCHING available on Spotify & Bandcamp.

Follow Summer Sundown & Taylor Steele and The Love Preachers on Facebook & Instagram.

 

Direct download: SummerSundownRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:59am CDT

Singer songwriter & Multi-instrumentalist Justin Ra joins me on today's show! Recorded at Lotown Studios in St.Louis, MO where Justin recorded his debut album. We talk about his album, his new music video, stories behind the songs & give you a sneak peek at a few songs. 

See Justin LIVE

9/7 at Fellowship for World Beat Festival

Follow Justin Ra on Facebook for more info! 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Secrets In A Limb
  • Evolve 

Pick up AGE OF THE SPIRIT wherever you get your digital music!

 

Direct download: JustinRaRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:43am CDT

Joe Bizelli RETURNS! Recorded live from New Melle, MO at The Bizelli home with Joe's Parents! We had a blast recording this one. We talked about a lot about Debbstock coming up that Joe is a part of, recording his debut album, play some live acoustic and share stories behind these songs.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • What's Love Got To Do With It (Tina Turner cover)
  • Chores
  • That Dress

See Joe Bizelli LIVE

9/8 at Old Rock House for Debbstock with Matt Wynn, Big Mike Aguirre & The Blu City Allstars, Al Holliday & The East Side Rhythm Band, Jackson Stokes & The Scandaleros

11/26 at The Bootleg at Atomic Cowboy with Seth Brand

Find more Joe Bizelli info by following him on Facebook & Instagram!

Direct download: JoeBizelli3RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:46am CDT

I took a drive to Soulard in St.Louis, MO to meet up with my friend Ethan Jones. We had a good time sharing some stories of his start in music, John Mayer, playing with Dr.Zhivegas, meeting Pauly Shore & much more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Sad Country Song
  • Queen of California (John Mayer cover)

See him LIVE:

9/3 at Hammerstone's

9/5 at Hammerstone's

9/12 at Doits Village Inn with Generation Jones

9/15 at Chandler Hills Winery with Ashley Haynes

9/24 at Broadway Oyster Bar

For all Dr.Zhivegas dates visit www.DrZhivegas.com

Follow Ethan Jones & The Favorite Sons on Facebook for more info.

Direct download: EthanJonesRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:33am CDT

The other night I stopped in to visit my friends & twin brothers Jake & Noah, better known together as Wombmates. We discussed some of their musical history between past bands and recording with Matt Amelung. We talk about following Dead & Company around the country. We also get into their own original music and how all of this has changed their sound. 

They perform 2 songs live acoustic on the show:

  • Time of Hate
  • The Oyster Bar

Follow them on Facebook & Instagram. Be sure to subscribe to their YouTube channel for more weekly videos!

 

Direct download: WombmatesRPP2.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:47pm CDT

I invited my buddies David Maness (The Maness Brothers), Jesse McClary & Zach Anderson of Old Capital Square Dance Club to join me at Naked Vine in Chesterfield. This is the live audio recorded during the Singer Songwriter Storytelling showcase on July 9th, 2019. 

Please support these wonderful artists and pick up some of their music wherever you buy music. Physical copies available at any of the shows!

Up next: September 10th we'll have Andrew Dahle (Andrew & The Dolls), Taylor Steele (Taylor Steele & The Love Preachers) & Eric Barnes $10

 

Direct download: SingerSongwriter7.9.19.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:27am CDT

This week I had the opportunity to sit with my friends The Tungsten Groove! We get in to how the group came together, upcoming show Saturday night at Old Rock House, their album and even play a little live acoustic!

See them Saturday 8/24 at Old Rock House in St.Louis, MO with Old Capital Square Dance Club & Allie Vogler. KSHE95 will also be there 6-8 giving away some stuff with Lern! Tickets at MetroTix.com

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Long Lost Train (live Acoustic)
  • Sister Time (live Acoustic)
  • Big Bear
  • Bad Timing

Pick up The Tungsten Groove album wherever you get digital music or grab a CD at the show! Follow them on Facebook & Instagram. TheTungstenGroove.com

 

Direct download: TungstenGrooveRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:30am CDT

Boom! I'm back with a brand new episode with St.Louis rockers Qstreet! I caught up with the group at the band practice to talk about their debut EP and share some stories behind each track as we give it a proper preview on today's show.

We also talking about their Release Party, answer questions from the fans, making videos, one of their favorite websites and much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Los Angles
  • Ride Along with Me
  • Damn The Distance
  • Holy Water

Find UNSPEAKABLE THINGS by Qstreet where you get digital music!

See them LIVE

August 24 at The Firebird EP Release Party with Postal Modern, Amethyst & Dillon Furlow. $8

Follow Qstreet on Facebook, Instagram & YouTube.

Direct download: QstreetRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:40am CDT

Tyler Kasch of Hard Loss returns to the show! We talk about his new adventure into podcasting with his show 4th Line Goon, his music festival Floor Fest, upcoming Hard Loss shows, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, White Claws & much more. 

See Tyler LIVE

8/10 at Floor Fest at Elk's Lodge in Afton, MO with Hard Loss, Ashland, The Few, The Day After, Unimagined, City Of Parks, The Winks, Man The Helm, Kill Their Past, Skylines, Cover Letter, Ryan Cheney, Gossip Machine & Positive Punk. $15

8/17 with Novella at Fubar

8/31 with Hard Loss at Fawksfest in Cape Girardeau, MO 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Gloria (Cover)
  • In The Grey 

Find more Hard Loss on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Listen on Spotify, Apple Music or wherever you get digital music!

 

Direct download: TylerKasch3RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:58am CDT

Meet STL Hip Hop group Kill Em All on today's episode! Kill Em All is comprised of Que Houston (MC) & Mikey Buzz Killian (Producer). We get into how the group started, their debut album, stories behind the tracks, upcoming shows, Hunger Games & much more!

Get an exclusive sneak peek the new album:

  • Gemini (Part 1)
  • Gemini (Part 2)
  • Banksy 
  • Amerikkka
  • Flow 

Grab a copy of "Gemini (Part 1 & 2)" everywhere digitally on Friday 8/9. 

See Kill Em All LIVE:

8/10 at Fubar

8/16 at Blank Space for BlankFest

8/17 at The Monocle with Chuckie Campbell, The Knuckles & We Are Root Mod

9/13 at The Monocle Album/Vinyl Release Party with Capo

Follow Kill Em All on Facebook & Instagram for more upcoming shows. KillEmAllSTL.com. Visit the website for a shirt, pre-order the album & pre-order the split single with Banksy/Flow on Vinyl!

 

Direct download: KillEmAllRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:49am CDT

Meet STL Hip Hop group Kill Em All on today's episode! Kill Em All is comprised of Que Houston (MC) & Mikey Buzz Killian (Producer). We get into how the group started, their debut album, stories behind the tracks, upcoming shows, Hunger Games & much more!

Get an exclusive sneak peek the new album:

  • Gemini (Part 1)
  • Gemini (Part 2)
  • Banksy 
  • Amerikkka
  • Flow 

Grab a copy of "Gemini (Part 1 & 2)" everywhere digitally on Friday 8/9. 

See Kill Em All LIVE:

8/10 at Fubar

8/16 at Blank Space for BlankFest

8/17 at The Monocle with Chuckie Campbell, The Knuckles & We Are Root Mod

9/13 at The Monocle Album/Vinyl Release Party with Capo

Follow Kill Em All on Facebook & Instagram for more upcoming shows. KillEmAllSTL.com. Visit the website for a shirt, pre-order the album & pre-order the split single with Banksy/Flow on Vinyl!

 

Direct download: KillEmAllRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:48am CDT

Ryan Torpea returns to the show! I caught up with Multi-instrumentalist and songwriter at his home to discuss some of the latest projects he's involved in like with L.S. Xprss, Animals in Hindsight and being a front man in Ryan Torpea & The Shakey Hands. We also get into his work with Al Holiday & The East Side Rhythm Band's new album ALL ST.LOUIS REVUE.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Ryan Torpea "Write The Song"
  • Animals in Hindsight "2516"
  • L.S. Xprss "Swing And A Miss"

See Ryan LIVE

August 10 Al Holiday & the East Side Rhythm Band All St.Louis Revue at Grub N Groove

Follow all of the mentioned bands on Facebook for more dates!

Purchase a copy of Al Holiday & the East Side Rhythm Band All St.Louis Revue now at Gaslight.com or on Vinyl/CD at Gaslight or Al Holiday shows. Featuring songs from Emily Wallace, Neil C. Luke, Big Mike Aguirre, Brian Owens, Roland Johnson, Eugene Johnson, Tommy Halloran, Kenny DeShields & Nathan Jatcko.

Direct download: RyanTorpeaRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:38am CDT

St.Louis Drummer Andrew Gibson stops by the show to discuss some of the early days of music, getting into hip hop, performing with Mathias & The Pirates, his work with Freedom Arts & Education Center, and his upcoming album Freedom Sounds.

See Andrew LIVE

8/3 with Mo E Allstars at The Dark Room

8/10 8th Annual Freedom Arts Expo

On this episode you'll hear:

Mathias & The Pirates "Bump 95" ft Abstract Rude

Andrew Gibson "What You Got" ft Hearskra-Z & Fallout

Find more info about Mathias & The Pirates & Freedom Arts & Education Center by following their Facebook pages!

 

Direct download: AndrewGibsonRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:52pm CDT

The other day I met up with my new friends The Dead Roses. I had a great time talking with these three about how they met, their debut album that are currently wrapping up, stories behind some so the songs, play a few live acoustic, upcoming shows & much more.

See them LIVE

July 25 at Night Market on Broadway in Alton 7-10

July 27 at Framily Fest 12

Aug 17 at Old Bakery

Aug 24 at Hemingway's Zen Garden

Sept 14 at Canton Inn in Hillsboro

Sept 21 at End of Summer Fest 

Follow The Dead Roses on Facebook & Instagram for more info & dates.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Molly Shepherd
  • The Devil & I
  • Heartbreak #2

 

 

Direct download: TheDeadRosesRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:14pm CDT

Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to talk with two very funny guys Christian Lawrence & Kevin Casey White of Bare Knuckle Comedy. I met Christian at West County Mall and had a great time talking about the upcoming 10 Year Bare Knuckle Comedy show, some of the guests, what it's like maintaining an independent comedy show for 10 years and much more. Kevin called into the show from New York City to talk about some his time with Bare Knuckle Comedy, one of my favorite moments of his comedy career & more. 

Don't miss the show Friday July 26th at The Ready Room with Christian & Kevin along with special guests Kenny Kinds, Bobby Jaycox, Reena Calm, Emily Hickner & Nick Vatterott. Tickets at TheReadyRoom.com

Keep up with more Christian Lawrence comedy and his shows like History Shmistory & Boob Gun. Follow them on Facebook for more info!

You can also catch Kevin at Arguments & Grievances at Brennan's on Thursday July 25th. 

 

Direct download: BareKnuckleComedyRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:20pm CDT

A bit ago I stopped in at Blue Lotus to meet up with my good friend Paul Niehaus and my new friend Bob Kamoske. These two have been working on recording a brand new album for Bob featuring 12 of his original songs. We talk about that process, stories behind some of the songs, give you a sneak peek at the album and play some live acoustic stuff!

Don't miss the LOST TIME Album Release Party at Off Broadway on July 27th with special guest Miss Molly Simms. $10 tickets includes a copy of the album!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Alley Ghost (Live from Blue Lotus)
  • Lost Time
  • Lie Lie Lie (Live from Blue Lotus)
  • Sitting Back In The Gates of Eden

Find more information by following Bob Kamoske on Facebook & Instagram! 

 

Direct download: BobKamoskeRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:30am CDT

Last week I had the opportunity to sit and chat with the very talented Dave Grelle. You've probably seen Dave playing around town with groups such as The Feed, Funky Butt Brass Band & many more. We get into talking about some of the old days, but also talk about his new bands Western States & The Playadors. He's also a member of a Stevie Wonder tribute Master Blaster! I had so much fun recording this one. 

On this episode you'll hear:

Funky Butt Brass Band "Sugar Sugar Whomp Whomp"

Western States "I Can Get Down"

See Dave LIVE

Juy 20 Western States album release party at Off Broadway with Cree Rider & Funky Butt Brass Band

July 24 Dave Grelle's Playadors at Whitaker Music Festival at Missouri Botanical Garden

Follow all of these bands on Facebook for more info and dates

 

Direct download: DaveGrelleRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:24am CDT

Comedian Tony Gardiner stops by to discuss his upcoming benefit show for his niece Heidi, his start in comedy, Comedy Disgest, movies and much more. 

See Tony LIVE

7/11 at Southtown Pub

7/12 Humor Vs Tumor Benefit at The Heavy Anchor with Sam Lyons, Jeremy Hellwig, JC Sibala, Amber Klear & Angela Smith. Karaoke with Jen Steuvy. 

9/6 Comedy Digest at The Heavy Anchor

 

 

Direct download: TonyGardinerRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:29pm CDT

Check out the June edition of the Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase! This episode was recorded live 6.11.19 at Naked Vine. This show also celebrated One Year of the show at Naked Vine! Thank you everyone for the continued support!

Listen in as Michael Eisnebeis & Suzy Bacino of Fine to Drive along with Michael Flynn & Dustin Brown of Waiting For Flynn play song and share stories around them.

Set 1
Set 2

We return to Naked Vine on July 9th for the next one with Jesse McClary & Zach Anderson of Old Capital Square Dance Club and David Maness of The Maness Brothers.

Find more Fine To Drive and Waiting For Flynn on Facebook & Instagram!

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

Direct download: ss_6.11.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:10am CDT

Last week I stopped in to visit my friends Ryan Mills & Brandon Barbier of Outrun The Fall to talk about their upcoming party & the release of their latest single "The Jackal." We also talk about the recent passing of our friend Matthew Amelung who recorded this new song & Outrun The Fall's EP.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Wolf Tiger
  • The Jackal

See Outrun The Fall LIVE

July 5 at The Firebird with Out Amongst The Masses, Sixes High, LTH & XIII Minutes. $10 tickets include FREE BBQ while supplies last!  

August 24 at Pop's with The Pour, Common Jones, ATG & Inner Outlines $5

Find more info by following Outrun The Fall on Facebook & Instagram.

 

Direct download: RyanBrandonOutrunTheFallRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:53am CDT

Singer Songwriter Tim Lloyd joins me to discuss some of his history in music, his brand new project Western States, recording their debut album, stories behind the songs, upcoming Album Release Party and much more. 

This episode was recorded live at Blue Lotus studios. Big thanks to Paul for letting us hang out and recording the live acoustic song!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Fire and Rage
  • Details (Live Acoustic)
  • Fever

You can now find Western States wherever you get digital music with their new single "The Duke"

Don't miss the Album Release Party July 20th at Off Broadway in St.Louis, MO with Funky Butt Brass Band & Cree Rider. Tickets are now available!

Find more info by following Western States on Facebook. WesternStatesBand.com

Direct download: TimLloydRPP2.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:12pm CDT

A bit I caught up with friend of the show Adam Donald to talk about his work with St.Louis Americana Festival. This amazing festival is already in it's third year! We go over some of this incredible line up and sneak peek at some of their songs. Join us at The Bootleg at Atomic Cowboy on July 6th! This is a DO NOT MISS Lineup!

  • The Hooten Hallers
  • Tonina
  • Andrew Leahey & The Homestead
  • John Henry
  • Cree Rider
  • Gene Jackson
  • AV & The Dirty Details
  • The Dust Covers
  • The Native Sons
  • Oak, Steel & Lightning

Tickets are going fast and can be purchased at bit.ly/americanaIII

Direct download: adamdonald2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:33am CDT

Today's episode is the audio recorded live 5/14/19 at Naked Vine during our Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase with Karen Choi, Tony Compton & Billy Croghan. 

Be sure to follow Karen Choi & Les Gruff and The Billy Goat on Facebook for more info & show dates. 

Purchase their albums wherever you get digital music!

Join us for the next one on July 9th (Every 2nd Tuesday) as Jesse McClary, Zach Anderson (of Old Capital Square Dance Club) & David Maness (The Maness Brothers) take the stage.

 

Direct download: SingerSongwriter5.14.19.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:26am CDT

I stopped in to visit my new friends Ryan Koenig & Kellie Everett at their home. We talked about their start in music, some of the projects they are involved in, share some music, stories behind the songs, upcoming shows & much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Ryan Koenig "I Dreamed of Highways" (from The Focal Point Recordings Vol 1)
  • The Hooten Hallers "Rhythm & Blues" (from Live in Missouri)
  • Ryan Koenig "It Don't Matter" (from Two Different Worlds)

See them LIVE

6/15 Ryan will be opening for The Opera Bell Band at Off Broadway 12pm

7/22 Ryan at RFT Showcase at Gezellig 1030pm

7/6 Kellie with The Hooten Hallers at Atomic Cowboy for Americana Festival with Tonina, Andrew Leahey & The Homestead, John Henry, Cree Rider, Gene Jackson, AV & The Dirty Details, The Dust Covers, The Native Sons and Oak, Steel & Lightning

1st & 3rd Tuesday at Whiskey Ring with Ryan Koening & The Goldenrods

Follow Ryan Koenig & The Goldenrods, The Hooten Hallers & Ryan Koenig on Facebook for more info. 

www.thehootenhallers.com

www.ryankoenigstl.com

 

 

Direct download: RyanKellieRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:18pm CDT

The other day I stopped in at Encapsulated Studios in St.Louis, MO to meet up with Kenny & Marcus of Fister! We talked St.Louis Blues hockey, Coneheads, SNL movies, new music, upcoming show, touring, tattoos & much more.

On this episode you'll hear the title track of their latest album "No Spirit Within" available everywhere digitally. Vinyl & CDs available on Bandcamp.com

See them LIVE

6/15 at The Ready Room with Thorlock, Slow Damage & Blackwell

Follow Fister on Facebook & Instagram for more info on the new music and tour dates. Fisterdoom.limitedrun.com

Direct download: FisterRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:18pm CDT

Bobby Stevens returns! I had so much fun recording this episode. Bobby isn't just one of my favorite songwriter, he's become a great friend. I met up with Bobby at one of my favorite spots, The Pocket, to record today's episode. We talked about his new EP, stories behind the songs, play an unreleased live acoustic jam, answer some questions from the fans, tour with Andrew Ryan, maybe even start a new band name. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Chill Out Night
  • Sirens
  • My Favorite Room (Live Acoustic)

Find WORKING ON SOMETHING EP wherever you get digital music!

See Bobby LIVE

June 13 at Schlafly Tap Room with Desire Lines and Cole Bridges & The Overpass 

Follow along on Facebook & Instagram. Find everything at BobbyStevens.Bandcamp.com

Direct download: BobbyStevens2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:43am CDT

A bit ago I stopped in at The Pocket to record this episode with my returning guests Odds Lane! We get to talking about their new album LOST & FOUND, recording with Mike Zito, Release Party, Gulf Coast records, Bon Jovi, music video & more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Lost & Found
  • Spare Change
  • I Ain't Missing You

Pick up LOST & FOUND on June 7th! Pre-order a copy today OddsLane.com

See them LIVE

June 7th at National Blues Museum for Lost & Found Album Release Party

June 22nd at Broadway Oyster Bar for Rock Paper Podcast's 5th Annual Birthday Party with Amanda Fish Band & Tony Campanella Band. $8

July 20th at Old Rock House with Mike Zito & Tony Campanella

Find more dates, shirts & CDs at OddsLane.com

Follow them on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter.

Direct download: OddsLane2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:58pm CDT

Over the weekend, I stopped in at one of my favorite spots The Pocket in St.Louis, MO to talk with my friend singer songwriter Ellen Hilton Cook. We talk about her start in music, teaching herself piano, the story behind the name Ellen The Felon, her recent name change & more!

See Ellen LIVE

5/30 at Halo Bar after Amanda Palmer 

Find more dates & info by follow Ellen Hilton Cook on Facebook & Instagram!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Violet White
  • Cross Marketing
  • Internet 

You can find some more of Ellen's music on Spotify, ITuens or YouTube.

Direct download: EllenHiltonCookRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:38pm CDT

On today's episode I caught up with Jessica Hitchcock at her home studio. Jessica has become a good friend of mine and I wanted to take the opportunity to get to know a little more about what she is up to and talk becoming a full time artist. We also talk some of her favorite records, what she listens to while painting & much more. 

See her painting LIVE

6/8 at Paisley Boutique 11-2 with live music from Matthew Hitchcock

6/22 at Rock Paper Podcast's 5th Annual Birthday Show at Broadway Oyster Bar. Live music by Amanda Fish Band, Tony Campanella Band & Odds Lane.

Find all of her appearances, buy some art & everything else at JessicaHitchcock.org

Follow her on Facebook & Instagram!

 

Direct download: JessicaHitchcockRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:09am CDT

St.Louis singer songwriter Caroline Steinkamp stops by to talk about her start in singing, perform a new song "Walter C" live, share a great story behind the song, answer questions from the fans, Good Charlotte & much more. 

See her LIVE

5/26 at Off Broadway for River City Opry 1-4 with Jacob Vi, Andrew Dahle, Amber Skies, Cherokee Moon & Oddsoul 

6/9 at Gaslight's Singer Songwriter Showcase 

Follow her on Facebook & Instagram for more information & upcoming shows!

 

Direct download: CarolineSteinkampRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:39pm CDT

The other day I stopped in at The Pocket to meet up with Keith, Chris & Nick of The Monolithic. We talked about some of the bands history, touring, their albums, share some stories behind the songs, Weird Al & more!

See them LIVE

5/24 in St.Louis, MO at Schlafly Tap Room with Bruiser Queen & Hell Yeah Babies 

5/26 in Evansville, IL at Waterstreet Bar & Grill

Follow them on Facebook & Instagram for more dates. Pick up a copy of their new album POOLSIDE POLITICS today!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Breaking Line
  • Square One
  • Smokes 

Thanks again to The Pocket for letting us hang out and record this episode! ThePocketSTL.com

Direct download: TheMonolithicRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:30am CDT

JB Anderson RETURNS! This was such a fun conversation and covered a lot of ground. I caught up with JB in the new warehouse space at Gaslight and we talked about upcoming releases from some of my favorites like Elliott Pearson & The Passing Lane, Allie Vogler, The Maness Brothers, Al Holiday & more. We also talk new food at Gaslight, Open Mic, videos, and everything else happening in and around Gaslight!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Elliott Pearson & The Passing Lane "Lucky"
  • The Maness Brothers "Drive Me (and my Soul)"
  • Exclusive sneak peak at Al Holiday's All St.Louis Revue album

Don't miss Al Holiday's All St.Louis Revue release party at Off Broadway on June 28 & 29th featuring the talents of Neil C. Luke, Brian Owens, Emily Wallace, Big Mike, Kenny DeSheilds, Roland Johnson, Eugene Johnson, Tommy Halloran & more

Get involved all things Gaslight at GaslightSTL.com. Follow along on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!

Direct download: JBAnderson2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:24am CDT

Author & Poet Daniel Wright joins me to discuss his new book, upcoming party, music, movies & much more. 

See Dan LIVE

5/25 at Flood Plain with Denmark Laine & RC Patterson

5/30 at Joe's Cafe

Follow Daniel Wright - Writer on Facebook for more info!

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

Direct download: DanWrightRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:32pm CDT

I took a trip over to Blue Lotus Recording studio to hang out with my old friend Paul Niehaus and new friend Walter Greiner. We talk about how these two came to work together, recording 3 albums together and some of their travels. We also get in to some of the stories behind the songs of their new album ROSE MARY'S CABIN Vol 3 that is now available everywhere!  

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Whiskey Train
  • Mama (Live)
  • 4 In The Morning Blues
  • Missouri Farm (Live)

See them LIVE

May 19th at Off Broadway with Adam Gaffney, Lacie Williams & Bob Komaske FREE SHOW

Find everything at BlueLotusRecordings.com

Follow Walter on Facebook & Instagram!

Direct download: WalterGreinerRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:05pm CDT

The Matching Shoe return to the show! We discuss their new album RIGHT ON, recording most of it themselves, Big Lebowski, Tour, album release party and everything in between. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • The Other Ones Eat
  • Marie (Live)

Thanks to Top Notch Violins for letting us hang out and record this episode!

See The Matching Shoe LIVE

5/17 Album Release Party at Old Rock House in St.Louis, MO with Joanna Serenko 

5/24 Cam Jam at Kirkwood Station Plaza

6/7 Huichica Music Festival in Sonoma, California

Full listing of dates at TheMatchingShoe.com. Also follow them on Facebook & Instagram!

Their album RIGHT ON is available digitally everywhere now!

Direct download: TheMatchingShoe2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:02am CDT

The other day I caught up with friend of the show Big Mike Aguirre at his gig at Wildflower in St.Louis, MO. We had a lot of fun talking about his new singles, recording with guys like Al Holliday, Nathan Hershey & others, his trip to NYC with Kevin Bower's NOVA, his upcoming gigs & much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • It Won't Be Long
  • A Change Is Gonna Come (Sam Cooke Cover) (Live Acoustic)
  • Deal With The Devil

Find the singles wherever you listen to digital music. Keep an eye out for the album coming soon!!

See Big Mike LIVE

May 16 at Lincoln Theatre in Belleville, IL

May 18 at The Ambassador for Big George Brock's 87th Birthday 

May 19 at KDHXFest at The Stage/KDHX with Boo Boo Davis

Follow Big Mike on Facebook for more dates!

 

 

Direct download: BigMike2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:45pm CDT

The other night I stopped in to talk with some friends of the show Phil Wright, Joe Capan & Sean Anglin and discuss their Grateful Dead tribute Alligator Wine. We talk about how the group formed, some stories of the Grateful Dead, upcoming shows & more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • On The Road Again
  • Feel Like A Stranger

See them LIVE

5/10 Grateful Dead Night at the Ballpark at Midwestern. Acoustic Set 5-7 Electric 9-1

6/21 at The Boathouse

7/3 at Naked Vine for Dark Star Orchestra After Party

Follow them on Facebook for more information!

 

 

Direct download: AlligatorWineRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:50pm CDT

Singer Songwriter Taylor Steele joined me at Rhythm Music in St.Charles, MO to record today's episode. We get into talking about recording her debut album with her band The Love Preachers, stories behind some of the songs, share a couple live acoustic, release party and other upcoming dates. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Jeremiah (Live acoustic)
  • Searching
  • Lost Girl Blues (Live acoustic)
  • Was I Wrong

See Taylor Steele & The Love Preachers LIVE

June 6 at Harlan Hall with Amanda Anne Platt & The Honey Cutters

June 9 Album Release Party at Tuscan Hills Winery with Dani Flowers & Fiona Kimble

June 14 at Beesonstock

June 21 at Moccasion Creek Festival 

Aug 15 at Cedar Hurst Museum for Woodstock Tribute

Everything at TaylorSteeleMusican.com, Facebook & Instagram!

Direct download: TaylorSteeleRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:10am CDT

This audio was recorded live at Naked Vine on April 9th during my Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase with Carson Mann (The Scandaleros), Jordan Slone (Hounds) & Hillary Fitz (Hillary Fitz Band). Listen in as these 3 share stories behind some of their songs and play some stripped down acoustic version of some of your favorites.

Join us every 2nd Tuesday at Naked Vine for Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase. Our next one is on May 14th with Billy Croghan, Tony Compton & Karen Choi. 

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

Direct download: SS4.9RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:07am CDT

Singer Songwriter Pierce Crask stops by to talk share his stories of starting out playing music, his upcoming EP Release Party, stories behind some of the songs & play a couple live acoustic. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Take You Down
  • Dangerous Girl
  • Brand New Cairo Blues Part 2

Find more Pierce Crask music wherever you get digital music!

See him LIVE

May 11th at Driftwood in St.Charles, MO for his EP Release Party

Every Tuesday at The Shaved Duck 630-9

Every Thursday at Sasha's on De Mun 9-12

Follow Pierce on Facebook & Instagram. PierceCrask.com

 

 

Direct download: PierceCraskRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:26am CDT

Over the weekend, I stopped in at Pop's Concert Venue before Road To Pointfest Hip Hop Throwdown to talk with Frost Money! We talked about his start into rapping, his first performance, share some of his music, talk new music, upcoming shows, being a father and much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Rockstar ft Stringz & Steve O'Brien
  • Turbo Thots

Find more Frost Money on ITunes & Spotify. 

See Frost Money LIVE

May 4 at Sonny's Bar

May 17 at Olympia Athletics 

June 1 at Fubar

Follow him on Facebook & Instagram for more dates and info.

 

Direct download: FrostMoneyRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:49pm CDT

Suzie Cue RETURNS! The other night I stopped in at STL Style to record with Suzie Cue. We had a lot of fun talking about her new album, release party, stories behind some of the songs, her monthly show at Venice Cafe and so much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Better Off (Live Acoustic)
  • Tell Me So

See Suzie Cue LIVE

4/27 at Living Room in Maplewood

5/2 at Venice Cafe with Adam Gaffney & The Highway Saints & The Hollow Ends

5/11 at Album Release Party at Off Broadway with Bruiser Queen & Justin Johnson w/ Will Godfred

SuzieCue.bandcamp.com

Follow her on Facebook & Instagram!

 

 

Direct download: suziecue2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:23am CDT

I took a drive to Crystal City, MO to meet up with Johnathan Braddy of Johnathan Braddy Band to discuss some of his story, growing up in a family full of musicians, early influences, to writing original music.

Johnathan played two songs live acoustic for today's show

  • Hometowns
  • Memories of You

See him LIVE

4/26 at Otis Cambell's in Washington, MO

4/27 at Hub's Pub in Bonne Terre, MO

Follow Johnathan Braddy Band on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

 

Direct download: JohnathanBraddyRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:05am CDT

Joshua Loyal of Loyal Family & Pop's Blue Moon joins me on today's show to discuss some of his career in St.Louis Music from his work with festivals, 2720, Pop's Blue Moon and now his new adventure with El Volcan.

We also talk a bit about his new CBD Space opening next door to Pop's Blue Moon, along with work with Wellbeing Brewing.

Check out The Warm Up at El Volcan on March 29th with

  • Quasar CAmp
  • Brennan England
  • DropJa
  • Atomix And The Vokalist

Don't miss Pop's Blue Moon's 20th Birthday Street Fest happening May 18th featuring live music from:

  • One Way Traffic
  • The Disco Techs
  • Bubble Vest
  • Katdelic

Find all things Loyal Family at LoyalFamily.com, Facebook & Instagram.

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

Direct download: JoshuaLoyalRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:15am CDT

Today's episode is St.Louis Singer Songwriter/Guitarist Chris Griffith. The other day I stopped by his home studio space to record. We talked about some of the stories behind his songs, growing up and finding music, some of his bands, upcoming shows and play some live acoustic.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • What's With Me (Studio)
  • New Ground (Live Acoustic)
  • Baby I Need You (Studio)
  • Down Here On The Levee (Live Acoustic)

Find more music & buy his album at ChrisGriffithMusic.com or wherever you get digital music. 

See Chris LIVE

4/20 Main Street Remnants at The Wolf 

4/25 Solo at The Abbey with Ken Hall

4/27 Main Street Remnants at Picasso's Main Street

4/28 Solo at Picasso's Beale

5/18 Main Street Remnants at The Wolf

Find more dates by follow Chris Griffith Guitar, Main Street Remnants & Hot String Soup on Facebook! 

Direct download: ChrisGriffithRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:38am CDT

I stopped in at Suburban Pro Studios the other day, Matt F Basler happen to be there so I invited him to record a podcast with me. We talked about his upcoming EP Release Party, his podcast, playing "Smooth" by Santana & Rob Thomas 20 times & much more. 

On this episode you'll hear his single "Like A Bradford Pear"

See Matt LIVE

4/26 at The Bootleg at Atomic Cowboy for his Cassette Tape Download Code Release Party with Pono AM & Boreal Hills

6/15 at Off Broadway celebrating 20 years of "Smooth"

Follow Matt F Basler on Facebook & Instagram for more info!

 

Direct download: MattFBasler2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:00am CDT

Gulf Coast Records recording artist Tony Campanella returns to the show! I caught up with Tony at his home in St.Louis, MO to discuss his debut album TAKING IT TO THE STREET, working with Mike Zito, Gulf Coast Records, Release Party & much more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  •  Taking It To The Street
  • You Don't Know

Order your copy today at TonyCampanella.com

Join us at Blueberry Hill Duck Room on April 19th for Tony's ALBUM RELEASE PARTY with special guests ODDS LANE. Tickets available at BlueberryHill.com, TicketMaster or the box office. 

Be sure to follow Tony Campanella on Facebook for more info!

 

 

Direct download: TonyCampanella2.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:42am CDT

The other night I sat down with Mathias, DJ Mahf & Black Patrick of Earthworms! This was a real treat for me. I've been friends with Mathias & Mahf for a while, and both have been on this show. I wasn't sure if I'd ever have them on together talking Earthworms stories. We had a great time recording this episode. We get into a lot of the backstory, talk about their albums, Intellect MC & much more.

See them LIVE

4/12 Mathias, Black Patrick & DJ Mahf along with many others will be Intellect MC's memorial show at Way Out Club

4/26 Mathias & Black Patrick with DJ VThom at The Monocle for James Wavey/Capo Vinyl Release Party

Be sure to follow Earthworms on Facebook. Catch DJ Mahf scratching all over town or with his band My Posse In Effect- Tribute to the Beastie Boys DJMahf.com. Check out Mathias & The Pirates! Keep an eye out for Black Patrick solo album coming soon.

 

Direct download: EarthwormsRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:06pm CDT

The other day I caught up with Hip Hop MC Retro Champ. We sat in a park outside on a nice Saturday afternoon enjoying the weather and recorded this conversation. We talked about his first performance, upcoming shows, his new BACKLASH EP, working with Freddy D'Angelo on his video & much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • 20/20
  • Rollercoaster
  • Feeling

Download Retro Champ wherever you're getting your digital music! 

See him LIVE

4/20 at Pop's Road to Pointfest

4/27 at The Firebird

6/1 at Fubar for Agitate The Airwaves Birthday show

Follow Retro Champ on Facebook & Instagram for more dates & info.

 

Direct download: RetroChampRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:15pm CDT

Boom! Calloway Circus is back on the show! We get right in to talking about their brand new album, Release Party, meeting Tyler, their new video for "Gray" & working with JT Ibanez and so much more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Kind to Myself
  • Gray

Pick up a ticket TODAY and join us at The Ready Room on April 12th for the Album Release Party with CIVL, Tri-State, Relyness & Biff Knarly and The Reptilians. $10. 

Be sure to follow Calloway Circus on Facebook & Instagram. Stream the tunes on Spotify. Download wherever you get your digital music. 

 

Direct download: CallowayCircus2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:26am CDT

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